Donald Middlebrooks

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Donald Middlebrooks
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Station:   West Palm Beach, FL
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   5/27/1997 - Present
Preceded by:   James Kehoe
Personal History
Born:   1946
Hometown:   Orlando, FL
Undergraduate:   U. of Florida, B.A., 1968
Law School:   U. of Florida Law, J.D., 1972



Donald M. Middlebrooks is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He joined the court in 1997 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Prior to appointment, Middlebrooks was a private practice attorney in the state of Florida.[1]

Early life and education

A native of Florida, Middlebrooks graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville with his bachelor's degree in 1968 and his Juris Doctorate degree in 1972.[1]

Professional career

Middlebrooks spent the majority of his pre-judicial legal career as a Private practice attorney licensed in the State of Florida from 1973 to 1974 and 1977 till his appointment to the Federal Bench in 1997. From 1974 to 1977, Middlebrooks served as Chief Counsel to the Florida Governor's Office.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Florida

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Bob Graham, Middlebrooks was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida by President Bill Clinton on January 7, 1997 to a seat vacated by James Kehoe as Kehoe went on senior status. Middlebrooks was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 23, 1997 on a Senate vote and received commission on May 27, 1997.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Kehoe
Southern District of Florida
1997–Current
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
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